Posts tagged "break ups"

Guy Gets Dumped Via His Blog

"Sean recorded private webcam conversations with his girlfriend and put them on his blog. When she finds out, things go from bad to worse." I'm not going to spoil "Dumped" by saying too much about it, but suffice to say it's about a guy who gets dumped, and it has a surprising twist. Thanks to…

By: Susannah Breslin / December 15, 2008

Dating Drama: Why I’m Happy To Be Single (For Now)

Not long ago, I had a boyfriend. Now, I'm single. Again. I’d been feeling like my relationship wasn’t working for a while, but that hasn’t made the breakup any easier. I miss my ex, but even more, I miss the idea of us having a future together. At the same time, I’m getting into the…

By: Rachel Kramer Bussel / December 15, 2008

Why Do Women Stay With Guys Who Cheat?

There seems to be a lot of infidelity lately -- just look at some of the biggest celebrity breakup of 2008. But not all cheating leads to splits. In an article that ran in London's Sunday Times, writer Kate Spice investigates why wives have stood by their men even as they're sleeping with someone else.

By: Catherine Strawn / December 9, 2008

Break Up, Already!

We're just going to come right out and say it: staying in a bad relationship just because you a) don't want to be alone for the holidays or b) don't want to be the bad guy/gal who dumped someone during the most wonderful time of the year is a waste. Why wait until after the…

By: First30Days.com / December 3, 2008

10 Butt-Kicking Breakup Ballads

Over the weekend, The New York Times’ advice column, “Social Q’s,” got a query from a recently dumped girl who just couldn’t seem to cheer up. Writer Philip Galanes pointed out, the proper soundtrack can get you grooving to your own gloom! He singled out Pink’s new anthem about getting back out there after her…

By: Simcha / December 1, 2008

Doin’ It With Dr. V: Rebounding

Hi, I’m Dr. V. I’m not a real doctor, I just play one on the Internet. What I am is a lady, a lady who is a fool for love! And I love nothing more than sex. My passion for pleasure has happily led me on many adventures in the sack, but has also, sadly,

By: Dr. V / November 21, 2008

Mind Of Man: What’s Going On In Our Heads After A Breakup

A certain woman in my life wants to know what guys are thinking when a breakup goes down. So here it goes. We think about beer. And drinking it. And how drinking said beer will help us get lucky with the la-a-dies. The ladies with the righteous hoots. Alright, fine. That was a sweeping gender…

By: John DeVore / November 20, 2008

Dating Don’ts: How Not To React When You Get Dumped

Last week, we covered how to avoid being a bad heartbreaker, so this week we’ll tackle the other side of things. Coincidentally, it’s a side of dating I’m far more familiar with: how to accept being dumped with dignity. Just as there are myriad ways to screw up breaking someone’s heart, the possibilities for botching…

By: Judy McGuire / November 14, 2008

How To Survive The First 30 Days Of A Breakup

Raise your hand if you've never had a broken heart. You there, in the back? Yeah, you can leave. The rest of us know that breaking up truly is hard to do. They say it takes roughly half the time you were with someone to get over them, but who really has a year or…

By: First30Days.com / November 11, 2008

The Breakup Diaries: Embracing The Grace Period

There are many post breakup stages that a person can feel -- anger, sadness, resentment, hatred, insecurity, just to name a few. However, at some point, one of your bolder friends will make that typical fast fix suggestion that “the best way to get over someone is to get under someone else.” Do I agree…

By: Leigh Raines / November 6, 2008

Dating Don’ts: How Not To Be A Bad Ex

There are two sides to almost every breakup — the dumper and the dumpee. (Sorry, I don’t buy those “mutual” decision splits. I’m sure they happen, but they’re as rare as a fat cell on Madonna’s rear end, so they don’t count.) While it’s ideal when both sides leave the relationship with dignity, it’s much…

By: Judy McGuire / November 6, 2008

DeAnna Pappas Uses Tired Old Excuse To Breakup With Jesse Csincsak

They said it wouldn't last...and it didn't. Another "Bachelorette" pairing bit the dust this week, as Jesse Csincsak announced on the couple's website that he and DeAnna Pappas had split, via YouTube video. Warning: It is kind of painful to watch. It seems DeAnna told Jesse that she loves him but isn't "in love" with…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 5, 2008

The Breakup Diaries: Damn The Distrust!

I've come to the conclusion that the absolute worst part of going through a breakup is that one of the common reactions is insane distrust -- distrust of yourself, the person you were with, and of the relationship's meaning. This is something I've been struggling with throughout my break/breakup/"separation" from my fiance, which has officially…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 3, 2008

Star Couplings: Sienna Miller Has An Oil (Heir) Spill

Sienna Miller and Balthazar Getty may have ended their much discussed love affair. [Perez Hilton] Ryan Reynolds looked hot running the New York Marathon. Wife Scarlett Johansson was supposedly somewhere in the crowd watching him. [DListed] Simon Cowell's girlfriend Terri Seymour totally dumped him. [Us Weekly] Rapper Nelly says that he and singer Ashanti are…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 3, 2008

Genius Idea: Divorce Registries

It's no secret that those in charge of deciding what and who deserves a holiday, the legal system, the government, and even the universe has something against single people. That explains why people getting married get to register for whatever expensive crap they want and people actually buy it for them -- because we've bee…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 20, 2008

The Five Things Women Do Post-Heartbreaking Split

I posted earlier about chopping off seven inches of hair after finally deciding that my break was not a breakup. While a cliche, it was a defining moment that signified my new perspective on the future. Luckily, as many of you so kindly pointed out, it turned out to look good too. (I swear, I…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 17, 2008

Why Should Prenuptial Agreements Be Just For The Rich & Famous?

Right now I’m going to be one of those slightly pathetic girls who reference an episode of “Sex and the City” to try and make a point, but then again who am I kidding, because I learned a lot from those four ladies. Thinking back to season three, when Charlotte was on the cusp of…

By: Leigh Raines / October 17, 2008

Quickies!: How To Handle The Twin Boys

Blow jobs shouldn't just be about the shaft. You've got to let the twins get in on the action too. [Daily Bedpost] Telling off an ex can be cathartic for some, but is it really worth it? [Yes. -- Editor] [Dear Sugar] John McCain and Barack Obama talk about infidelity. [The Huffington Post]…

By: Annika Harris / October 16, 2008

Madonna Provides The Soundtrack To Her Own Divorce

With Guy Ritchie and Madonna making their divorce plans official, you know that ho (as always) is going to turn to music to get her through it. Since she’s supposedly has A-rod waiting in the wings, her recovery period will probably only last a couple pop songs. Luckily, Madge won’t even have to search for…

By: Simcha / October 15, 2008

Real Chick Lit: The 30-Day Heartbreak Cure

Sooner or later, everybody falls in love. When it’s good, it’s freaking amazing: birds sing, the sun shines, your Mom doesn’t annoy you so much and your checks are perpetually rosy, When it doesn’t work out, however, it burns like the fiery pits of hell. All that was good with the world has been obliterated…

By: The Frisky / October 14, 2008